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to the security breech. salahi spent hours at the salon, gomez and peggy met with secret service agents, u.s. attorneys, and answered questions before a grand jury. they had no comment object those proceedings. >> this is a very stressful time for all. it is very much respected time that we have to show respect for the justice system, the white house and everyone involved. >> the salahi's were not required to appear today. >>> we are following a developing story about another problem on board a northwest flight. a delta airline spokeswoman says the crew of a northwest airlines flight from amsterdam requested that authorities meet the plane as it landed in detroit because some of the passengers did not follow their instructions. the tsa says the four passengers were released, no arrests were made, it's not clear what those passengers were doing. but this disturbance comes less than a week after a man pleaded not guilty to trying to blow up a packed northwest flight headed for detroit on christmas day. >>> meanwhile, an airline passenger managed to get some live ammunition passed security
the actions of such drivers and peggy fox talked to some of the people fighting to make distracted driving illegal, just like drink driving. >> hit it so hard that her car like blew up. >> reporter: carrie witnessed a distracted driver kill herself when she swerved off the road two months ago. >> but she kept looking down and then looking up. so, she was obviously looking for something in the car and then as i started to go up the hill, i looked and it was like her car exploded. it was like boom! >> reporter: they are fighting against distracted driving spear headed by focus driven, a few group. the founding members all have lost loved ones because of distracted driving. >> look at that beautiful smile and that beautiful smile, and the x-rays of her teeth are what identified her body. >> she should have graduated this year from college. she should be spending her first year in college. her mother and i should have seen her wed and held our first grand baby. >> so if they see somebody with a cell phone in their hand they are going to give them a ticket. >> reporter: they appeared with the t
-old little girl from haiti that now has a family and a place to call home. as peg peg reports -- peggy fox reports, they will have to come home. >> reporter: raising three children is not going to get easy. >> she plays with us a lot, she's very silly. a little stubborn that she has a toy that she wants. and some of that could be ugly. >> reporter: they have been trying to adopt her since she was an infant at an orphanage at port-au-prince. because of the birth certificate being missing, they held her up. then the earthquake struck. >> it's an amazing moment. there has been such blessings, not just for us, but for thefplt >> reporter: thanks to the easing of the u.s. policy, she was able to join her new family, including brothers, matthis, and jonas. >> reporter: they have become interested in adopting a child from haiti because of christy's mother who worked as a missionary in haiti in two years. >> i only know she was abandoned. so probably, including to take one more child and to leave her where she knew she would get a good, had a good chance at a better life. >> reporter: they have no
not speak publicly today. but sent that e-mail to 9news now to peggy fox. saying they have so many calls. trying one interview with many reporters. it would be more efficient for them due to the fact that they needed to make a statement in trying to work on it to take care of jim z. of course, bruce allen when he told him the news, he was disappointed but professional. >> yeah, i expect to sit down with jim z tomorrow and we'll have that interview up for you. meanwhile, coming up at 11 tonight, more on the incoming redskins coach, mike shanahan, and why he would walk away from $14 million that was due to him from the denver broncos to take it had job in dc -- to take this job in dc. i'm brett haber, sarah walsh. live at redskins nation. >> a lot of money. we want to know why. we appreciate that. >>> in the meantime, the team wasted no time packing up and moving zorn's stuff out of the redskins park. late this afternoon, a moving van showed up at zorn's house. the workers took about an hour, hauling out the boxes. >> it's pretty sad. you know, all along, i always thought that coach zorn s
between terminals at dulles international airport is about to get a heck of a lot easier. peggy fox introduces us to the arrow train. >> reporter: the new train system at dulles international airport is finally up and running. >> i remember when there was no subway. >> reporter: not metro rail. that's still in the works. this is arrow train that will whisk passengers from the terminal to their concourse in no time, starting tomorrow. >> they've been planning it 15 years? >> reporter: that's right. the underground tunnel and four- mile train track have taken eight years to build. the train takes passengers to the a, b and c concourses, replacing the mobile lounges which have been around sincedulles opened in 1962. >> 30 years ago it was like a cow farm, and you were going some where far, so it didn't matter. but that would be magnificent. >> reporter: the ride from the terminals here takes under 2 minutes, a big improvement from the people movers which can take up to 15 minutes. >> since mobile lounges are operating on the surface and trying to share the same pavement areas as airpla
edwards. you want to be around for >>> i'm peggy fox with, the website working to improve the lives of local moms. this week we got together to help others. we put together emergency health kits for the people of haiti if you would like to make your own bags to send, go to to find out what specific items need to be put in the bags. it is on the front page of >>> the former presidential candidate john edwards is involved in a tug of war over an alleged sex tape at the heart of a tell-all book. his former misstress is demanding the tape be returned. it was supposedly made while hunter was having her affair with edwards. hunter filed a lawsuit against him and his wife claiming they invaded her privacy. the judge granted a temporary retraining order preventing the tape to be released. >>> john travolta walked the red carpet in new york city with his wife to promote his new film to paris with love. shooting wrapped up days before jet travolta's death one year ago. >> work hard every day with our church on healing and kelly and i anneal have been w
the blue. >>> i'm peggy fox. the website approved to make room for local moms. you can find encouragement in our weight loss health group. finally if you're looking for on >>> jay leno still feeling the heat after winning the late night fight with conan o'brien. >> now, the late night show is telling his side of the story to oprah winfrey. patty reports. >> reporter: have you talked to conan in person? >> not after all of this. >> reporter: jay and conan are the punch line of each other jokes for week. he's waiting for the dust to settle before the talks. >> reporter: it took a hit. >> reporter: you can do anything you want in life. >> yeah. unless jay leno wants to do it too. >> reporter: now, what seems to be the image repair mode, the late night star is sitting down for a daytime confessional. >> america has taken sides. a lot of people are not on your side. >> yeah, i understand that. he's got to tell his side of the story and remind people as to why they liked him in the first place and what it was that made him number one in the late night for a decade and a half. >>
county. peggy fox joins us live with more. >> reporter: well, lesli, that guilty verdict came down in the last hour, but they deliberated all day. is surgeon said that the brain is like an egg and if you shake it all day, you can not damage the yolk, however, another witness said that you do this and you do horrendous damage. >> noah had, um, noah had damage to his eyes. it was initially thought he might be completely blind. it appears he can see, all though not perfectly well. >> reporter: the doctor says that noah also suffered from seizures and the parents worry about brain damage. they blame their care giver. she took the stand telling the jury that she never shook him and he just went limp in his arms. >> this can happen. >> reporter: this witness says that it couldn't have been done. >> you can't shake a baby hard enough to do that. >> reporter: he believes that the bleeding in his brain and others is caused by an injury to the head when the baby is sweesed through the birth canal. >> that rotational causes the issues in brain, you don't get that kind of injury from what he i
on tape. we'll be back. >>> i'm peggy fox. several hundred moms have been sounding off about pat robertson's comment on why the earthquake happened to haiti. find out what they are saying and add your two cents on >> survivors gathered in the gold and snow to mark the 65th anniversary of its liberation. they marched among the barracks to honor the millions killed during world war ii. isreali prime minister later joined polish leaders at a neighboring camp for ceremonies marking international holocaust remembrance day. >> crews continue to search for two people they believe are trapped after this five story building collapsed in belgium. this morning's gas explosion touched off a fire that caused the building to crumble. 20 other people were hurt. >>> it was man's turn to be the best friend to a dog. a stranded canine was spotted on a floating iceberg out in the baltic ocean. scrambled into a raft and went to the rescue. they say you can tell the animal was very weak and nearly frozen. that dog was wrapped in a blanket and nursed back to health and now they are looking for
offender registry is dead after being tasered by police in arlington. as peggy fox reports, it happened just after 8:00 last night at the pentagon metro station after an officer spotted a shoplifting suspect. >> reporter: right here on the platform at the pentagon city metro station, a struggle took place. an arlington police officer had spotted this man, 36-year-old, william randolph of dc, wanted in a larceny at a nearby pharmacy. >> when the officer approached the suspect, the suspect became combative. >> reporter: the officer called for help. >> while the suspect and the officer were alone, he was still fighting. the officer deployed his taser. it didn't appear to have an affect on the suspect. >> reporter: a second officer arrived and handcuffed the suspect. as standard procedures for tasered deployment, the officers called for medics. >> when medics arrived, they transported the suspect to the the hospital and he was pronounced dead. >> reporter: he was released from prison two years ago after being convicted of the sex offense and other crimes. they recovered items on him believe
may occur. >>> i am peggy fox with moms like the web site working to improve the lives of local moms. this wednesday morning you're invited to help the people of haiti. we're making emergency health kits with soap, toothpaste and more. deis on what to do and where to go are on hope to see you wednesday. >>> two suspected car thieves are under arrest after a wild chase through las vegas this morning. investigators say police were checking out a report of an auto break-in when the driver took off. the vehicle sped through red lights and then went on the wrong side of the wrong way. the chase ended in a casino parking lot where a man and woman were taken into custody. >>> and the pilot of a small plane had to -- was forced into a -- was forced to land his air craft on the 11th hole of a houston golf course last night. air traffic controllers tried to help brandon ford make it to the airport but then he had to change course when it became obvious he just was not going to make it. >> they have a wonderful golf course here. it is very smooth fairways and n
virginia's middle class families to spend $1000 more a year in taxes? republicans think so. i'm peggy fox. i'll have the story coming up. it's monday, some people will stick with their old way of getting vitamins and minerals. others will try total raisin bran. with 100% of the daily value of 11 essential vitamins and minerals and the luscious taste of plump, juicy raisins and crunchy whole grain flakes. ... ... guess it's all about what kind of crunch you like. how are you getting 100%? visit and get a coupon. >>> a local developer has decided not to run for dc mayor. he had been highly critical of incumbent mayor adrian fenty and vowed to use up to $5 million of his own to finance a campaign too unseat the incumbent. he was intent on running but only if dc council chairman vincent grey decided against challenging adrian fenty. >>> we are learning a lot more about the third gate crasher at the november state din, at the white house. he is carlos allen. an event planner who holds private parties at his mt. pleasant townhouse. guess what, he is a pal of one of the other un
in haiti's rubble. peggy fox shows us how search and rescue teams train for that kind of a mission. >> reporter: finding survivors under piles of concrete takes a delicate balance between heavy machinery and careful searching. >> once we get up to it, we can see if, in fact, we do have a victim. >> reporter: dc's search and rescue team practices these drills regularly. this concrete plant provides plenty of slabs to look through and drill under. >> when they're looking for possible victims, they start with a listening device. and with these headphones, they can hear even the tiniest of fingernail scratching. >> reporter: take a listen. they also use rotating cameras fitted on the end of extension poles. >> as i see a victim right there so i would notify the chief i can see a victim, a live victim. and then we would go and extricate that person. >> once they find somebody, then a rescue group comes in behind them to start digging. and that crew moves on to the next building. so they're always leapfrogging each other going from building to building to building. >> reporter: after all
but as peggy fox reports, republican lawmakers say they won't let it happen. >> most virginiaians will see it as ludicrous. >> reporter: republican leaders are blasting outgoing governor's budget because it includes new taxes and fees that don't exist. >> he is looking at a billion to two billion dollars in extra taxes. virginiaians can't afford that. >> reporter: he says they won't approve the may be to reinstate the car tax or localities to impose a 1% surcharge on top of the state income tax. >> that hits virginia families smack in the pocketbook. >> reporter: but miramar grit relationship -- miramar garrett ripple says. >> it's good to have a variety of tax sources so no one segment of the community is hit more than another. >> reporter: if the legislature doesn't increase taxes or fees it must decrease spending. that is on top of millions in cuts and services and hundreds of layoffs in state governments already. >> nobody likes taxes but we can't have schools, roads, the wonderful public libraries that we have in arlington are fabulous. >> the most important thing a leader can do in t
who lived during the depression? i'm peggy fox. we'll take a look coming up. >>> provost at the university of michigan. >>> a new study has some disturbing findings about today's youth. it found five times as many high school and college age students have anxiety and other mental health issues than the young people of the great depression. peggy fox takes a look at the possible reasons behind the findings. >> i have stress i have to deal with. >> reporter: it's not a surprise. call 3-2-1. it's not a surprise college students today are stressed out. >> balancing our social life with our school obligations can cause a lot of stress for a lot of people. >> reporter: but more stressed out than those of the great depression. that's what researchers at five universities found. they analyzed the responses in a long running survey of more than 77,000 high school or college students from 1938 to 2007. >> i thought it was a credible study. >> reporter: george mason psychologist dr. jerome short says many factors contribute to the strength and anxiety levels affecting today's stude
. the national safety council finds 10,000 people die from the actions of such drivers. peggy fox talked to some people who the fight to make distracted driving illegal is personal. >> she hit it so hard her car blew up. >> reporter: carrie witnessed a distracted driver kill herself when he swerved off the road two months ago. >> she kept looking down and then looking up. so she was obviously looking for something in the car. as i started to go up the hill it is like her car exploded. it was like boom! >> reporter: stories like that are fueling a new fight against distracted driving. it is spear headed by a group called focus driven. its founding members have all lost loved ones because of distracted drivers. >> look at that beautiful smile. and that beautiful smile, and the x-rays of her teeth are what identified her body. >> she should have graduated this year from college. her mother and i should have seen her wed and held our first grand baby. >> so if they see somebody with a cell phone in their hand, they are going to give them a ticket. >> reporter: they appeared with transportation secre
as a baby. because of the quake devastation, peggy fox tells us the little girl will have her own home and family. it is only a matter of time now before they bring home their third child, 3-year-old aila from haiti. >> before they had their first child, mathis who is four they always knew they wanted to adopt. >> so many kids in the world need to be adopted why bring others in the world. we have since had our own biological child but we also knew we were going to do this. >> they adopted their second son from texas and have been trying to adopt aila since she was 2 years old. her mother found her in an orphanage. >> i'm excited to get to know her and have a little girl. i have two boys and a little girl would be great. >> 20 minutes after the quake they had an e-mail from the orphanage telling them all the children were okay and to reinforce that relatives actually saw aila in news coverage at the orphanage. >> my sister called and said i saw her drinking a bottle of water on tv. so that's just a relief. >> reporter: now they have learned that aila and other haitian orphans in the pro
decline the whole state's economy will suffer. i'm peggy fox. the story is coming up. >>> i'm howard bernstein with the living green tip of the day. the first step to saving energy could be tracking how much you are using. an energy monitor will track how much energy your house is using in realtime and give you an idea of your monthly bill. using one can safe you 15 to 20% on each bill which can add up to hundreds of dollars a year. get more tips at click on living green. >>> fairfax county parents fought back today against severe cuts to their children's schools. >> as peggy fox reports they are hitting state lawmakers where it hurts most, in their pocketbooks. >> reporter: a group of virginia state lawmakers listened for hours as speakers fought to save funding for people with disabilities, public safety, arts and schools. >> they are playing russian roulette. how bad can it get before the test scores go down. >> reporter: $180 million short fall they are schools is forcing the superintendent to slash programs and services and increase class sizes. >> too many. >> report
, they are also on their way here and coming up at six, peggy fox, they have a story of the frederick maryland family. and that is finallying going to be bringing home a haitian child. and that they have been trying to adopt for three years. >>> the school in rockville, they have been reaching out to the people of haiti for nearly two years now. and now, one week after the earthquake, the entire school, they are mobilizing to do their part from home. lindsey mastis has that story. >> this is our little village. >> reporter: because of being short, students at st. catholics public school know all about haiti. >> they don't have good houses, just mud out here. >> reporter: the students have been raising money and donating supplies since their teacher first traveled there with the connection mission nearly two years ago. >> my first trip was very emotional. and i thought i was prepared. emotionally. to see all the different things. i'm sorry. >> it is just a relief. >> reporter: they were suppose to head for haiti on thursday, but because of the earthquake, her trip was canceled. >> and we suffer
. it starts operating tomorrow. and we have a new train with peggy fox, and a ride. >> reporter: the new train service at dulles international airport is finally up and running. >> i remember when there was no subway. >> reporter: no, not metro rail. that's still in the works. this is aero train. starting tomorrow, it will whisk passengers from the terminal to their concourse in no time. >> this is the thing they have been planning for like 15 years. >> reporter: that's right. the underground tunnel and four- mile train track has taken eight years to build. at a cost of $1.5 billion. the train takes passengers to the ab and c concourses and replacing the mobile lounges which have been around since dulles opened in 1962. >> 30 years ago it was like a cow farm and were you going somewhere far and it didn't matter and this would be magnificent. >> reporter: the ride from the terminal to your concourse takes under two minutes. that's a big improvement from the people movers which could take up to 5 minutes. >> the mobile lounges are operating on the surface and trying to share the same pavement a
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